9:30 LRN Newscast April 30

A special House committee investigating the death of Ronald Greene hears from a high-ranking State Police Trooper who admits there was a cover-up. Jeff Palermo has the story…

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Multiple bills concerning abortion rights have been discussed during this legislative session, and it remains a polarizing topic in the state. However, Dr. Michael Henderson of the LSU Public Policy Research Lab says there’s been slow but steady growth in support for legal access. In the latest release of data from the 2022 Louisiana Survey, 46 percent of Louisianans say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, with 49 percent taking the opposing stance.

Former East Carroll Parish Sheriff, 84-year-old Dale Rinicker was arrested Thursday in West Monroe after he was asked to leave a convenience store for allegedly making lewd comments to female employees. Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Glen Springfield says after multiple requests to leave the store deputies arrested Rinicker for trespassing.

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The 2022 NFL Draft has seen plenty of LSU products hear their names called so far. Four Tigers have been taken, including Derek Stingley at 3rd overall. Offensive lineman Ed Ingram went in round two, with running back Ty Davis-Price and corner Cordale Flott selected in the third.

The Saints have picks in rounds 5 and 6 on the last day of the draft. New Orleans gave Jameis Winston some protection with offensive tackle Trevor Penning and hopefully some production in wide receiver Chris Olave in round one. In Friday’s second round, New Orleans selected cornerback Alontae Taylor out of Tennesse.